Sheriff's Department

CIVIL DIVISION

Notice - Civil Fee Increase effective July 1, 2017

Information regarding the new rate increases can be found at the links below:

Letter of rate fee increases

New service fee rates

A complete listing of fee increases and the Civil Fees Bill (SF 501)

Paper Service

Advanced deposit of $60.00 is required before service will be attempted when the plaintiff is not an attorney or a business within the State of Iowa.

Advanced deposit of $60.00 is required on all Forcible Entry and Detainer actions in order for the return to be processed in time for the hearing.

Cash (exact change) or personal checks made payable to Johnson County Sheriff are accepted. We require one copy of the paper to be served for the return as well as one copy for each defendant to be served.


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Sheriff Sales

The following sheriff’s sales are scheduled to be held in the lobby of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 511 S Capitol St, Iowa City, IA.

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CLEAR TITLE IS NOT GUARANTEED TO REAL PROPERTY SOLD AT SHERIFF SALE

Information for Sheriff Sale Bidders

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Civil Information

General Eviction Information for Landlords
Eviction-Service of Writ
Civil Division Fees
FAQ

Street Address

511 S Capitol St
Iowa City, IA 52240 (first floor)

Mailing Address

PO Box 2540
Iowa City, IA 52244

Phone

319-356-6020, ext. 4

Fax:

319-339-6122

E-Mail:

civil@co.johnson.ia.us

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
(except county holidays)